One of the ways in which Ofcom funds its activities is to charge certain companies an annual administration fee. This fee is determined by the total revenues generated by the company. As BT reported inaccurate results between andit paid lower administration fees throughout this period.
Rheoleiddiwr ac awdurdod cystadleuaeth annibynnol i ddiwydiannau cyfathrebiadau'r DU. Amateur radio, sometimes known as ham radio, is both a hobby and a service that uses various types of radio equipment allowing communication with other radio amateurs for the purpose of self-training, recreation and public service. On 9th SeptemberOfcom published a consultation about updating aspects of the amateur radio licence document.
By continuing to use the forum you conform your acceptance of these. If you are not happy to accept these you must stop using the forum and delete our cookies from your browser. Re-validating Amateur Radio Licences with Ofcom.
It is a condition of your amateur radio licence that you validate your licence with Ofcom at least once every 5 years. Unless the Licensee makes a further notification or confirmation to Ofcom once every five years from the last date of notification or confirmation, then the Licence will be revoked. The easiest way to do this is via the Ofcom website.
I am just asking to take the best way as communicating with OFCOM was really bad - 1 month turnaround time for e-mail seemed to be a standard…. Apart from allowing family members to re-activate call signs of their deceased relatives. I do know of one case where a friend of mine who was killed in a road accident, left his call sign in his will to one of his best mates and Ofcom accepted that.
On November 28, the UK regulator Ofcom clarified that those who pass the Advanced exam can apply for an available callsign with any valid Full licence prefix including "short" calls e. However, an applicant may request any available call sign that is in the correct format for the class of licence applied for. As set out above, we have listed the valid formats for the various classes of licences in paragraph 1.
If you hold a licence, see our guide to validating your UK amateur radio licence. Instead, you have to complete an application form and post it to Ofcom to get your licence back. Proof can take the form of any of the following:.
Call signs in United Kingdom include a three letter country code, and a series of letters and numbers. It assigns call signs, issues amateur radio licences, allots frequency spectrum, and monitors the radio waves. Ofcom is no longer responsible for setting and conducting amateur radio exams, which are now run by the Radio Society of Great Britain on their behalf.